360clean ranks in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500
360clean reaches another milestone by being ranked in the annual Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine.
CHARLESTON, SC, JANUARY 5, 2012: 360clean, the fast-growing specialized janitorial franchise best known for its specialization in cleaning medical offices, ranked in the 2012 Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500.
Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500® is the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking based on objective, quantifiable measures of success. The most important factors include financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system. Only franchise companies that supply full Franchise Disclosure Documents (FDDs) or Canadian Disclosure Documents and whose information is verified by Entrepreneur can receive a listing.
360clean established itself as a franchise in 2008 just as the economy began to show signs of vulnerability. 360clean persevered and in 2009 began to expand outside of South Carolina. Currently, 360clean is now providing its hygienic janitorial service in 12 states. Monthly janitorial contract sales have grown 688% since December 31, 2008 (3 year period calculation). With all of this – 360clean celebrates the accomplishments of the 360clean franchisees in being the catalyst for the 360clean organization to achieve these milestones.
Below are some interesting facts for the commercial cleaning industry and the ranking:
- The data was analyzed based on July 2009 – July 2011.
- 13 Commercial Cleaning organizations made the list.
- The average year that each cleaning company was started is 1987. 360clean was formed in 2005.
- The average year that each cleaning company began franchising is 1991. 360clean began franchising in 2008.
- Only 2 organizations ranked in the commercial cleaning sector that have fewer than 100 franchisees. 360clean was one of them.
360clean is a rapidly growing franchised commercial cleaning service based in Charleston, S.C. Through its expanding network of independently owned cleaning businesses, 360clean is establishing itself as one of the nation’s most affordable business opportunities for eager entrepreneurs. Using a two-pronged approach to growth, including area development and single business franchises, 360clean is broadening its reach throughout the Southeast U.S. and beyond. 360clean was founded by Barry Bodiford, who is now its CEO. For more information about the company, visit its website.